Hope for Paralyzed Arm?

Dear Joyce,What are the chances of my arm, that hasn’t move at all after a hemorrhagic stroke, getting better? I've been doing exercises on and off…

An Effective and Free Way to Improve Hand Function

The most commonly asked question I get from stroke survivors is what equipment or strategies most improve hand function. This week I decided to make…

Being screened for Hypertension is key to stroke prevention - Executive director and Co-founder SASNET-GHANA

There is the need to medically test or check your BP and know whether one is hypertensive or not, as a key step towards stroke…

Mother Has Problems Helping Difficult Father

One of our members from South Africa submitted the following:   Dear Joyce,   My dad who is now 71 years old had a stroke…

World Hypertension Day “Measure your blood pressure, control it, live longer”

17 October 2020 is World Hypertension Day Hypertension - or elevated blood pressure, is a serious medical condition, and according to the World Health Organization…

Bridging the accountability gap between commitments and action on NCDs

Accountability involves monitoring of commitments and how governments are using resources, and tracking policies and actions of public and private sector to identify what works…